A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 68 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:41:19 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00ped6kw, ak20238992. Unique identifier: ak20238992. Global time and date of event 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 06:41:19 / September 1, 2018 @ 6:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.9731 West, latitude 69.7247 North, depth = 4.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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